Calendar for: Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero
Courtroom G, 15th Floor
Courtroom Deputy: Karen L. Hom


Last Updated: Dec 5 2016 3:38AM
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Monday, Dec 5 2016
01:30PM
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Reentry Court And Graduation
Tuesday, Dec 6 2016
09:30AM
4:12-cv-03704-YGR - Stitt v. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Further Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 7 2016
02:00PM
3:16-cv-02627-WHA - Evellard v. LendingClub Corporation et al
P: Darren Robbins D: Kevin Muck
Telephonic Scheduling Settlement Conference
3:16-cv-02670-WHA - Wertz v. Laplanche et al
Telephonic Scheduling /Settlement Conference
Thursday, Dec 8 2016
09:30AM
3:16-cv-00800-TEH - Fortune Players Group, Inc. et al v. Quint, Jr. et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Dec 9 2016
09:30AM
3:12-cv-04137-JCS - Villalpando v. Exel Direct Inc. et al
Fairness Hearing
Motion for Attorney Fees
Motion for Settlement
3:13-cv-05227-VC - Trend Micro Incorporated v. RPost Holdings, Inc. et al
Discovery Letter Brief
3:14-cv-00238-VC - Symantec Corporation v. RPost Holdings, Inc. et al
Discovery Letter Brief
3:14-cv-02824-VC - RPost Holdings Inc et al v. Trend Micro Incorporated
Discovery Letter Brief
10:30AM
3:14-cv-00654-JCS - Rios v. Commissioner of Social Security
Scheduling Conference
3:15-cv-03376-JCS - Von Bozzay v. Nationstar Mortgage LLC
P: Sarah Shapero D: Megan Kelly
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05075-JCS - Torres v. City Of Oakland et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:15-cv-05166-JCS - Halvorson et al v. TalentBin, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00523-JCS - in re Seagate Technology LLC Litigation
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cr-00056-JCS-1 - USA v. Rusty Sims (Custody)
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Ellen Leonida/ PO: Amanda Gallegos
Revocation-Initial App Hearing
3:16-cv-01776-JCS - Ahmad v. Johnson et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cr-00344-JCS-1 - USA v. David Allen Hobley (Appearance Waived)
AUSA: Helen Gilbert / DEF: Ryan McHugh
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Monday, Dec 12 2016
09:30AM
4:16-cv-05344-CW - CPB Contractors PTY Limited v. Chevron Corporation et al
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Dec 13 2016
11:00AM
3:12-cv-01981-CRB - Dutcher v. Lawson et al
Settlement Conference
Wednesday, Dec 14 2016
09:30AM
3:15-mj-71548-SK - USA v. Wen Lei
Arraignment
Preliminary Examination
3:16-cr-00466-WHA-1 - USA v. John Compagno
AUSA: Tom Moore DFT: Ted Cassman
Initial Appearance & Arraignment on Felony Information
10:30AM
3:15-cr-00599-JCS - USA v. Peter Clodfelter
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:15-cr-00599-JCS - USA v. James Cackovic
Status Conference (No Reptr)
3:15-cr-00599-JCS - USA v. Tara Lynch
Status Conference (No Reptr)
Thursday, Dec 15 2016
10:30AM
3:15-cv-02356-JCS - Wadler v. Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. et al
Final Pretrial Conference
Motion to Exclude Protected Information
Friday, Dec 16 2016
10:00AM
3:16-cv-00518-JCS - Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. K.O.O. Construction, Inc., et al
Motion for Miscellaneous Relief
Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
10:30AM
3:14-cr-00643-EMC-4 - USA v. Latonya Carey
AUSA: Sarah Hawkins / DEF: Galia Amram/PTS: Tim Elder
AUSA: Sarah Hawkins / DEF: Galia Amram/ PTS: Tim Elder
Bond Hearing
Status Conference (No Reptr)
02:00PM
3:15-cv-03563-JCS - Shaw Industries, Inc. v. Card Express, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00833-JCS - Klahn v. Dublin Police Department et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01938-JCS - Kinaan v. Life Insurance Company of North America
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-05274-JCS - Dastime Group Limited et al v. Vartanyan
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-05317-JCS - Scott Holdings, Inc. v. FranLogic Scout Development, LLC et al
Case Management Conference
Monday, Dec 19 2016
01:30PM
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Reentry Court
Tuesday, Dec 20 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Dec 21 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Dec 22 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Dec 23 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Monday, Dec 26 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Dec 27 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Wednesday, Dec 28 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Thursday, Dec 29 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Friday, Dec 30 2016
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
Tuesday, Jan 3 2017
01:30PM
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Reentry
Thursday, Jan 5 2017
09:00AM
3:15-cv-02549-WHO - Robertson v. Contra Costa County et al
P: Van Swearingen D: Patrick Hurley
Telephonic Further Settlement Conference
09:30AM
3:16-cv-03274-WHO - K.T., by Kenny Tran, her guardian ad litem v. San Francisco Unified School District et al
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jan 6 2017
- Judge Unavailable - All Day
02:00PM
3:16-cv-05364-JCS - Vicki Myers v. Brookdale Senior Living, Inc.
Case Management Conference
3:16-cv-05593-JCS - Powerteq, LLC v. Kosmas, LLC
Case Management Conference
Monday, Jan 9 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-02477-VC - California Berry Cultivars, LLC v. The Regents of the University of California
Settlement Conference
Tuesday, Jan 10 2017
09:30AM
3:16-cv-03244-VC - McCann v. Jupina et al
Settlement Conference
Thursday, Jan 12 2017
09:30AM
3:15-cv-03332-LB - Hayter et al v. PHH Mortgage Corporation
Settlement Conference
Friday, Jan 13 2017
09:00AM
3:16-cv-03259-VC - Equalia, LLC et al v. PowerBoard, LLC
P: Lael Andara D: Larry Townsend, Marisol Mork
Further Settlement Conference (Telephonic)
09:30AM
3:12-cv-06495-JCS - Farrow et al v. Lipetzky
Motion to Dismiss
3:15-cv-03424-JCS - Cave Consulting Group, Inc. v. OptumInsight, Inc.,
Motion for Leave to Appeal
Motion to Stay
3:16-cv-00833-JCS - Klahn v. Dublin Police Department et al
Motion to Dismiss
3:16-cv-01165-JCS - Desert Survivors, et al v. US Department of the Interior, et al
Intv D: Joe Tartakovsky
Motion to Intervene
Motion to Intervene
Motion to Produce
10:30AM
3:16-cr-00273-JCS-1 - USA v. Andrew Lager
AUSA: William Edelman / DEF: Grace DiLaura
Motion to Suppress
3:16-cr-00284-JCS - USA v. Andrew Nayman
Sentencing
02:00PM
3:15-cv-05750-JCS - Sephora USA, Inc. v. Palmer, Reifler & Associates, P.A.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00325-JCS - Heifetz v. Bains et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-00827-JCS - Scottsdale Insurance Company v. Patel et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01193-JCS - Tammi Fuqua v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-01775-JCS - Hernandez v. Lucky Fortune, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03001-JCS - Bell v. National Mortgage Insurance Corporation et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03245-JCS - Evans v. Peak DMC North America, Inc. et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03195-JCS - Lee v. Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc et al
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03407-JCS - Graham v. Standard Insurance Company
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03812-JCS - Abad v. U.S. Bank National Association
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-03869-JCS - O'Brien v. XPO Logistics Worldwide, Inc. et al
Further Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-04615-JCS - Armbrester v. City of Berkeley
Initial Case Mgmt Conference
3:16-cv-05962-JCS - Adobe Systems Incorporated v. MedAssets, Incorporated et al
Case Management Conference
 
 
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CIVIL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 9:30 AM** (See below for exceptions)
Motion hearing dates DO NOT need to be reserved. Please follow the Court's Local Rule on Motion practice.
Judge Spero DOES NOT issue TENTATIVE RULINGS.
CRIMINAL LAW AND MOTION: Friday, 10:30 AM

**DURING THE CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS  OF 
 AUGUST 2016 AND THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 5-9, 2016** Civil Law and Motion will be heard on Fridays at 2:00 PM. Please notice your Motion accordingly.


CRIMINAL DUTY MONTHS: . December 12,  through December 16, 2016.  May 2017. November 1-17, 2017. December 18-22, 2017.

2/10/14: EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY CASE MANAGEMENT AND PRETRIAL CONFERENCES WILL NOW BE HELD AT 2:00 PM.

CASE MANAGEMENT AND FINAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCES: Friday, 2:00 PM.
NOTE: Case Management Conferences will no longer be recorded unless requested by counsel or appearing pro se.

PROCEDURES FOR REQUESTING  TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES:

EFFECTIVE July 19, 2016 All Telephonic Appearances shall be arranged through CourtCall. Please contact CourtCall at 866-582-6878 no later than two days prior to the hearing date.

Counsel must e-file a letter one (1) week prior to the hearing date.

NO CELL PHONES OR SPEAKER PHONES ARE ALLOWED.  ALL TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES MUST BE ON A LAND LINE! 

If you are unable to use CourtCall, please contact the clerk for alternate arrangements.

TRIAL SCHEDULE: Monday - Thursday, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM with one (1) fifteen (15) minute break and a forty-five (45) minute lunch hour.

SCHEDULING OF SETTLEMENT CONFERENCES:
Please contact Karen Hom at (415) 522-2035

NOTICE OF UNAVAILABILITY:
Please take notice that the HONORABLE JOSEPH C. SPERO will not be available:

November 15, 2016 through November 18, 2016

November 21, 2016 through November 25, 2016

December 20, 2016 through January 2, 2017

January 6, 2017

February 13, 2017 through February 14, 2017

March 20, 2017 through March 23, 2017

April 10, 2017 through April 14, 2017

July 3, 2017 through July 7, 2017

November 20, 2017 through November 24, 2017

December 20, 2017 through  December 29, 2017

January 1, 2018 through January 2, 2018

All counsel are hereby given notice that Court will not be in session during this period, and that such absence constitutes as Certificate of Unavailability pursuant to Civil L.R. 1-5(p). If urgency requires, counsel in any case assigned to Judge Spero, may request a hearing before the General Duty Judge as provided in Civil L.R. 7-1(c).

LAW CLERKS:
Melissa Dawson (415) 522-3692
Sam Wheeler (415) 522-3691

COURT HOLIDAYS:

Veterans Day - November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2016

Christmas Day - December 26, 2016

New Year's Day - January 2, 2017

MLK Day - January 16, 2017

President's Day - February 20, 2017

Memorial Day - May 29, 2017

Independence Day - July 4, 2017

Labor Day - September 4, 2017

Columbus Day - October 9, 2017

Veteran's Day - November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving - November 23, 2017

Christmas Day - December 25, 2017

New Year's Day - January 1, 2018

MLK Day - January 15, 2018

President's Day February 19, 2018

Memorial Day - May 28, 2018

Independence Day - July 4, 2018

Labor Day - September 3, 2018

Columbus Day - October 8, 2018

Veteran's Day - November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day - November 22-23, 2018

Christmas Day - December 25, 2018